Sep 27, 2023
BSAD 101 - Introduction to Business
CE-G and R
An introductory course designed to survey the field of business and its environment in order to give the student a broad overview of the principles, practices, institutions, and functions of business. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): A minimum grade of C or better in ELAI 990 or appropriate score on the English assessment test. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 . Three hours each week.
3 semester hours
May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017 or MATH 020 or MATH 030 or MATH 045 without appropriate Math assessment score.
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:
- Explain the importance of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs to the growth and wealth of an economy.
- Explain capitalism and how free markets work in regard to businesses.
- Explain the importance of human resource management and describe current issues in managing human resources.
- Explain how the changes that are occurring in the business, technical, and global environments impact the way businesses operate and affect the management function.
- Explain the various issues involved in structuring organizations.
- Define marketing and explain how the marketing concept applies in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
- Describe the importance of finance and financial management to an organization and outline the financial planning process.
- Define social responsibility and examine corporate responsibility to various stakeholders.
- Explain the importance of planning in business.
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